According to Daily Trust, Tichani and the Emir of Damagaran met with Sanusi, the 14th Emir of Kano and Kalifa of the Tijanniya Islamic sect in Nigeria, on Wednesday.

    The gathering comes after the military junta’s leadership called off a meeting with the previous presidents of Nigeria’s Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Sultan of Sokoto, and the African Union (AU), as well as a senior US official.

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    In March 2021, Sanusi was chosen to serve as the Tijanniya sect’s Kalifa. At the time of Sanusi’s turbaning, the Emir of Damagaran was present.Along with other northern-born Nigerians, such as Aliko Dangote, chairman and founder of the Dangote group, the former CBN governor is well-known for making regular trips to the Niger Republic because of his familial and professional ties to the nation.

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    The appointment was made official when the former emir was met by the sect’s Supreme Leader, Mahi Nyass, on Saturday during a visit for Ramadan.According to information obtained by PREMIUM TIMES, Mr. Nyass summoned Mr. Sanusi II to Senegal in order to bestow upon him the title of the sect’s Khalifah in Nigeria.In an Arabic-speaking video that PREMIUM TIMES was able to get, Mr. Nyass prayed for Mr. Sanusi and instructed him to bring the sect’s adherents in Nigeria together and govern with a fear of Allah.As the Khalifah of the late Sheikh Ibrahim Inyas and the head of the Tijjaniya sect in Nigeria, Sanusi is officially appointed. We want Allah to lead him. Amin, he uttered.

    Sanusi, according to analysts, is just one of the soft powers that Nigeria and ECOWAS might employ to avert war between Nigeria and the Niger Republic.”I’ve read a variety of viewpoints on the Nigerien problem from experts and laypeople alike, stressing everything from France to the US, Russia, China, and Sahel instability. According to a lawyer in Lagos named Deji Olatoye, this implies that Nigeria is using a subtle tactic in its soft power arsenal: ancient links with its neighbors.Wednesday morning, President Bola Tinubu met with a group of Muslim ulemas to discuss the political unrest in Niger.

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